Hygiene, Food Safety and Quality

By: Aspirata  11-11-2011
Keywords: hygiene, Training and Development, Food Safety

The Health Act, 2003 (Act 61 of 2003), Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act (Act 54 of 1972) and numerous food standards contain provisions directing the Food industry to ensure the provision of safe, quality food and to maintain a high degree of hygiene.

With a network of offices throughout South Africa, Aspirata’s team of Hygiene, Food Safety and Quality specialists and practitioners are ideally positioned and have the necessary expertise to assist industry in complying with its legal obligations.

We offer the following Hygiene, Food Safety and Quality services:

  • Food hygiene audits
  • Food safety and quality systems audits
  • Legal compliance audits
  • HACCP Prerequisite Programmes: developing/auditing
  • Abattoir audits
  • Dairy audits
  • Hazard and risk assessment
  • Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) implementation/auditing
  • Food, water and swab sampling
  • Food poisoning: epidemiological investigation
  • Food adulteration and sabotage investigations
  • Food premises design and consultancy services
  • Due diligence evaluations/investigations
  • Client specific second and third party audits
  • Food safety and quality forensic investigations
  • Customer/consumer complaint investigations (food, hygiene, non-personal health services, etc.)
  • Broiler chickens: humane rearing practices and food safety audits

Apart from these services, we also provide industry specific training and development programmes, as well as a wide variety of other consultancy and auditing services related to, amongst others, mystery shopper surveys, prisons and places of safekeeping, toxicology, etc.

Keywords: Food Safety, hygiene, Training and Development

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Training and Development

The ATA is an Energy Sector Education and Training Authority accredited training provider with a memorandum of understanding from various other Sector Education and Training Authorities; and all courses offered are undersigned and approved by the relevant SETA. Aspirata training, in conjunction with the Aurecon Training Academy, has a highly competent team of qualified specialists in the laboratory, food, safety and construction fields.



As an ISO 17025 accredited facility, we generate accurate, reliable and timeous results, performed in accordance with strict quality control standards and accredited methodologies. We understand the challenges presented by the changing marketplace and our goal is to maintain cost-effective chemical and microbiological testing services of the highest quality.



All employees, regardless of the field or industry they work in, have a fundamental right to work in a healthy and safe environment.